One World TB Summit - World TB Day 2023 held in India

2023 was one of the most successful World TB Day ever in terms of awareness, advocacy and communications. A huge event marking World TB Day was organized in Varanasi, India which was inaugurated by Honorable Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi.

The event was also broadcast on Doordarshan National – India’s national broadcaster that has both national and international viewership. View the full broadcast here:


The overall viewership of the event, especially from YouTube, was well beyond 1 million. The communications team also ensured a wide media coverage (electronic and traditional) in terms of both earned and owned media

The list of media coverage is below:

  1. Africa Science News: War against TB heightened as efforts to expand access to shorter TB prevention advances elimination
  2. ANI (India): India will eradicate Tuberculosis by 2025: Chief of Stop TB Partnership

Selected pick

  1. ANI (India): PM Modi to visit Varanasi today, unveil projects of over Rs 1780 crore
  2. ANI (India): “TB Harega India Jeetega…” Dr Lucica Ditiu at One World TB Summit in Varanasi
  3. Bloomberg: An urgently needed TB shot could democratize vaccines

Selected online pick-up:

  1. Business World (India): India To Be Voice Of Global South In Collaborative Fight Against TB: Mandaviya
  2. Devex: Is tuberculosis being left out of climate-health debate?
  3. Devex: Local startups are harnessing AI and new tech to take on TB
  4. Devdiscourse: India fulfilling another resolution of global good through One World TB Summit: PM Modi
  5. Economic Times (India): India ready to lead and be voice of Global South fight against TB: Mandaviya
  6. Economic Times (India): PM inaugurates One World TB Summit 2023, urges collective war footing approach in TB elimination
  7. First Post (India): India is fulfilling another resolution of global good through 'One World TB Summit': PM Modi
  8. Health Policy Watch (Switzerland): Gap of Undiagnosed TB Cases Narrows as Global Response Rebounds from COVID
  9. Herald Live (South Africa): Western Cape health authorities to test everyone at high risk of TB
  10. *Hindustan Times (India): ‘India on way to TB eradication by 2025’
  11. *Hindustan Times (India): India ready to lead from front in fight against TB: Mandaviya
  12. Hindustan Times (India): PM Modi in Varanasi LIVE: PM Modi launches projects worth ₹1,780 crore
  13. IANS (India): World Tuberculosis Day: India's goal to be Tuberculosis-free by 2025 ambitious but achievable, say experts

Selected pick-up:

  • Business Insider (India)
  1. IBG News (India): Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya chairs 36th Board Meeting of Stop TB Partnership
  2. Indian Express: ‘India on the road to ending tuberculosis by 2025’
  3. India TV News: Breaking News, March 25 | HIGHLIGHTS
  4. Insamachar (India): स्वास्थ्य मंत्री डॉ. मनसुख मांडविया ने स्टॉप टीबीपार्टनरशिप की 36वीं बोर्ड बैठक की अध्यक्षता की
  5. Indtoday (India): Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya Chairs The 36th Board Meeting Of Stop TB Partnership
  6. Jagran (India): World TB Day: PM Modi to Visit Varanasi Today, to Launch Several Initiatives Including TB-Mukt Panchayat
  7. *Metropoles (Brazil): Brasil assina acordo para combate à tuberculose ser prioridade do G20
  8. *Ministério da Saúde (Brazil): Brasil, Índia e Indonésia assinam acordo para elevar tuberculose para prioridade do G20

Selected pick-ups:

  1. Mint (India): Urgent need of a vaccine against tuberculosis, says health minister Mandaviya
  2. Mint (India): World Tuberculosis Day, here are signs and symptoms to watch out for
  3. News X (India): PM Modi arrives in Varanasi for ‘One World TB Summit’
  4. News 24 (India): TB Harega Bharat Jeetega: स्टॉप TB पार्टनरशिप कीडायरेक्टर लुसिका बोलीं- ‘मोदी जैसे लीडर की कई देशों को जरूरत
  5. News 24 (India): ‘PM Modi doing exceptionally well to eradicate TB’: Dr Lucica Ditiu, Stop TB Partnership’s Executive Director
  6. News on Air (India): Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya addresses 36th Board Meeting of Stop TB Partnership in New Delhi
  7. Pioneer (India): World TB Day: India's EndTB 2025 goal ambitious, herculean task, but achievable says Experts
  8. PTI: India ready to lead from front in fight against tuberculosis: Health minister Mandaviya

Selected pick-up:

  1. PTI (India): PM Modi launches several initiatives to eliminate tuberculosis

Selected pick-up:

  1. Republic World (India): PM Modi Lauded For Efforts To Eliminate Tuberculosis; 'Need Clones Of PM In Every...'
  2. *Republic World (India): Stop TB Partnership की डायरेक्टर Lucica Ditiu बोलीं- ‘दुनिया को PM Modi जैसी लीडरशिप की जरूरत
  3. Standard (Zimbabwe): Concern over TB funding
  4. Statesman (India): ‘India ready to be voice of Global South in fight against TB’
  5. Statesman (India): PM Modi to address ‘One World TB Summit’ in Varanasi today
  6. Statesman (India): 2.70 lakh TB patients were adopted of which 70 pc are now disease-free in UP: Yogi
  7. Times of India: PM Narendra Modi to share India’s vision for TB elimination at Kashi summit
  8. Times of India: Stop TB chief urges PM Narendra Modi to lead global fight against the disease (Mentions Stop TB Partnership)
  9. *Tribun Jateng (Indonesia): Gandeng Komunitas, Upaya Jawa Tengah Akhiri Tuberkulosis dengan Pencegahan Infeksi
  10. United News of India: 2.70 lakh TB patients adopted in UP: Yogi
  11. Voice of America (UK): World TB Day Sees Global Push to Eradicate Disease by 2030

Selected pick-up:

  1. Xinhua: Global campaigners renew call for sustainable financing to eliminate TB in Africa

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